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Meaning of “sexy” in the English Dictionary

"sexy" in British English

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sexyadjective

uk   us   /ˈsek.si/
  • sexy adjective (SEX)

B2 sexuallyattractive: He's very sexy. a sexy ​smile sexy ​underwear

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sexily
adverb uk   us   /-sɪ.li/
(Definition of sexy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sexyadjective

 us   /ˈsek·si/
attractive in a ​physical way: a sexy ​moviestar Sexy also ​meansinteresting and ​exciting: a sexy ​job/​car
(Definition of sexy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sexy”
in Arabic مُثير, جَذّاب…
in Korean 섹시한…
in Portuguese sexy, provocante…
in Catalan sexy…
in Japanese (性的に)魅力的な, セクシーな, 色っぽい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 性, 性感的…
in Turkish seksi, cinsel çekiciliği olan, cinsel cazibeli…
in Russian сексуальный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 性, 性感的…
in Italian sexy, provocante…
in Polish seksowny, sexy…
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